CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sep 21, 2012) - GeoGlobal Resources Inc. ("GeoGlobal") (NYSE MKT:GGR) (NYSE Amex:GGR) today announced that at 5:30 pm Israel time on September 20, 2012, the Sara-1 well was spud by GeoGlobal and its partners using the Noble Homer Ferrington semi-submersible drill rig.
The Sara-1 location is 60 kilometers off the coast of Israel, in approximately 1,400 meters of water. The Sara-1 well is planned to be drilled vertically to approximately 4,000 meters TVDSS and is anticipated to take approximately 50 days to drill.
GeoGlobal is the well operator and owns 5% of Sara, ILDC Energy and its affiliates own 41.6%, and its parent company Israel Land Development Company owns 5%. Modiin Energy LP, controlled by Tzahi Sultan and Nochi Danker''s IDB Holding Corp. Ltd., owns 29.2%, IDB directly owns 5.6%, and IPC Oil and Gas Holdings Ltd. (IPC) owns 13.6%.
GeoGlobal Resources Inc., headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a U.S. publicly traded oil and gas company, which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the pursuit of petroleum and natural gas in high potential exploration targets through exploration and development in India, Israel and Colombia.
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